2018 BMW K 1600 Grand America Touring Bike Review

2018 BMW K 1600 Grand America Touring Bike Review
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The BMW has always been one step ahead when it comes to latest technology and outstanding performance. The new 2018 BMW K 1600 Grand America Touring Bike is an impressive example of agility, performance, legacy, and style on one bike. The powerful engine is responsible to deliver the best performance of all times. The stylish color scheme with black leather seat provides an eye-catching view. The seat design ensures to have a smooth, comfortable and pleasant long ride with a partner. The better wheel and awesome tires give an outstanding grip slippery surfaces. The review of new 2018 BMW K 1600 Grand America Touring Bike with its pictures and specifications are given below.

2018 BMW K 1600 Grand America Touring Bike – Features

2018 BMW K 1600 Grand America Touring Bike

Beyond the Horizon

The new 2018 BMW K 1600 Grand America Touring Bike has taken the riding experience up to another of pleasure and excitement. Riding a bike for a long time has never been so much fun. This cruiser has provided relax, smooth, confident and comfortable riding experience. This touring bike is fully equipped with the latest technology and powerful 6-cylinder in-line engine delivering the best power output. It is always ready to perform in all kind of conditions. From the high windshield to the distinctive rear, each and every part of this bike is finely designed.

2018 BMW K 1600 Grand America Touring Bike

Shaped by Freedom

The new 2018 BMW K 1600 Grand America Touring Bike features an iconic sloping line and new steel silencer parallel to the road. The front and rear sections give an interesting look. The new LED indicators have been used while the brakes have been integrated into the cases. The new Austin Yellow Metallic color represents the vast landscape from sunrise to sunset. The powerful black 6-cylinder engine design gives full control over the hands of a rider to enjoy the maximum freedom. The standard black tubular handlebars are easy to reach and provides the full control over the bike. The new high-quality plates on its tank provide the distinctive look than 2017 BMW K 1600 B.

2018 BMW K 1600 Grand America Touring Bike

Power

The new 2018 BMW K 1600 Grand America Touring Bike features the powerful 6-cylinder in-line engine having the capacity of 1649 ccm. It gives an incredible riding experience with superb running smoothness. This engine is responsible to deliver the maximum torque of 175 Nm and 118 kW (160 HP). The rider can easily achieve the 70% of the torque at just 1,500 RPM, in other words, the rider can feel the power even with the smallest twist of the wrist. The reverse assistant guarantees an effortless maneuvering while the comfortable seating position provides the relaxed and comfortable ride. The Keyless ride provides another level of excitement to start the long ride.

2018 BMW K 1600 Grand America Touring Bike

Comfort

The new 2018 BMW K 1600 Grand America Touring Bike comes with an abundance of space where rider and passenger can enjoy the comfortable ride. The standard Dynamic ESA provides the best handling and riding experience. The latest Cruise Mode allows the rider to enjoy the smoother ride. The rider can rest his legs on the standard footboard and can easily laid-back in the typical American style. The new pillion set height has been reduced up to 7 cm for better accessibility. The rider also has the option to move down the foot pegs as well. The standard engine protection bar and the new audio system with the navigation preparation are performing well.

2018 BMW K 1600 Grand America Touring Bike

2018 BMW K 1600 Grand America Touring Bike – Technical Specifications

Engine

Type Oil-/water-cooled 4-stroke inline 6-cylinder engine, two overhead camshafts, four valves per cylinder
Bore x stroke 72 mm x 67.5 mm
Capacity 1.649 cc
Rated output 118 kW (160 HP) @ 7.750 RPM
Max. torque 175 Nm @ 5.250 RPM
Compression ratio 12.2:1
Mixture control / engine management Electronic intake pipe injection
Emission standard Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4

2018 BMW K 1600 Grand America Touring Bike Specs

Performance / fuel consumption

Maximum speed 162 km/h
Consumption w.r.t WMTC for 100km 5.7 l
Fuel type Unleaded super, octane number 95 (RON)

Electrical system

Alternator 700 W
Battery 12 V / 19 Ah, Maintenance-free

Power transmission

Clutch Multiple-disc clutch in an oil bath
Gearbox 6-speed, helical, gearbox
Drive shaft drive

2018 BMW K 1600 Grand America Touring Bike Specs

Chassis/brakes

Frame Bridge-type frame, cast aluminum, load-bearing engine
Front wheel location/suspension BMW Motorrad Duolever; central spring strut
Rear wheel location/suspension BMW Motorrad Paralever
Suspension travel front/rear 115 mm /125 mm
Wheelbase 1,618 mm
Castor 106.4 mm
Steering head angle 62.2°
Wheels Cast aluminum wheels
Rim, front 3.50 x 17″
Rim, rear 6.00 x 17″
Tyres, front 120/70 ZR 17
Tyres, rear 190/55 ZR 17
Brake, front Dual disc brake, diameter 320 mm, 4-piston fixed calipers
Brake, rear Single disc brake, diameter 320 mm, double-piston caliper
ABS BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral)

2018 BMW K 1600 Grand America Touring Bike Specs

Dimensions / weights

Length 2.560 mm
Width (incl. mirrors) 1.000 mm
Height (excl. mirrors) 1,440 mm
Seat height, unladen weight 780 mm
Inner leg curve, unladen weight 1,770 mm
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 364 kg
Permitted total weight 560 kg
Payload (with standard equipment) 196 kg
Usable tank volume 26.5 liters

2018 BMW K 1600 Grand America Touring Bike

Conclusion

This article is about the recently launched 2018 BMW K 1600 Grand America Touring Bike by BMW brand. It comes with the number of interesting features which makes it amazing motorcycle to ride on. The powerful engine delivers the massive amount of torque and power. The new pillion seat ensures the maximum rider and passenger comfort during long journeys. The handlebars give maximum control over the bike. In short, the new 2018 BMW K 1600 Grand America Touring Bike is an ideal bike if someone is planning for a long ride with his partner.

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